Tomorrow, March 27th, is the spring recycling event on Mercer Island. The event will be located at the Mercer Island Boat Launch (3600 East Mercer Way) and the hours are 9 am to 3 pm. Please note that no vehicles will be allowed to enter the event area after 2:45pm.
Here’s the list of what items will be accepted, and any applicable charges:
Tires (limit 6 tires per household)
Motor Oil, Filters & Antifreeze
Lead Acid Batteries
Cardboard (please flatten)
Household Goods & Clothing
Confidential Document Shredding (limit 5 file-size boxes per participant)
Porcelain Toilets & Sinks ($5 charge – cash only)
Propane Tanks ($5 charge – cash only)
Refrigerators/Freezers/Air Conditioners ($25 charge – cash only)
Appliances/Scrap Metal ($5 charge for water heaters)
Electronic Equipment (no charge)
TV Sets (no charge)
At this particular recycling event, there will be no charge for recycling computer monitors, which is nice change. A noteworthy restriction concerns plastics: no plastics are being accepted. Also, no flatbed or dump trucks are allowed at the recycling event. Click here for more detailed information about the March 27th Mercer Island Spring Recylce Event.